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Neighborhood Compost's Recycling Program

Not only does Neighborhood Compost help you keep your food scraps out of landfill, we are here to help you recycle items that you can't typically recycle curbside. We've partnered with TerraCycle Home to bring you Zero Waste Bags. 

Our Customer Portal has Zero Waste Bags for you to pick from. Here are the items we can recycle for you:

Neighborhood Compost Recycles

Ready to get started? Here's how:

1) Visit the Customer Portal to order a Zero Waste Bag.

2) Select a bag size that will fit all your recyclable items.

3) Fill it up, seal it up, and place it next to your compost bucket.

*If you don't have a compost subscription, send us an email to request a pickup

4) We'll pick it up and bring it to TerraCycle to be recycled into items like benches for your community.

Have questions? Send us an email at - We'll be happy to help!

We now service North New Jersey and certain parts of pennsylvania!

Click to view our Service Areas for Zero Waste Bag pickups include:

North New Jersey

pickups are on the last Tuesday of every month 

*if you have an active North New Jersey subscription with TerraCycle, please select, “existing TerraCycle customer” in the shop.


pickups are on a quarterly basis. 2024 pickup dates are as follows: 

- June 24 | September 30 | December 16

*if you have an active Pennsylvania subscription with TerraCycle, please email us at

Frequently Asked Questions

My bags are full. How do I request a pickup? Email us at and we will add you to the next upcoming route.

What can go in the zero waste bags and what are the dimensions of the bags? Find that information here (

After I use up all the zero waste bags I currently have from TerraCycle can I purchase more through Neighborhood Compost? Yes. You can purchase more zero waste bags along with other eco-friendly home goods at anytime in our Circular Home Shop located in the customer portal . Zero waste bags will be mailed (or delivered if you are in NJ) within 3-5 business days. Other goods will be delivered at your next pickup.

If I am a pre-existing customer with TerraCycle living in Pennsylvania, can I use up the zero waste bags I already have and have Neighborhood Compost pick them up? Yes. Follow the directions at sign up or email us at to request a pickup and let us know approximately how many bags we can expect. The cost of the pick up is $15. Send us your address and we will send you a user invitation email. Input a payment method under information under “Account & Billing” information and you’ll be all set.

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